Freedom of information and privacy (1974-Jun 86)

citations from the Management Contents data base.
  • 73 Pages
  • 2.77 MB
  • 6146 Downloads
  • English

National Technical Information Service , Springfield, Va
Freedom of information -- United States -- Bibliography., Privacy, Right of -- United States -- Bibliogr
SeriesPB86-869229
ContributionsManagement Contents (Firm)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (73 frames). --
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22354033M

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is the embodiment of the public?s right to know about the activities of its government. Transparency is an integral part of a democracy and is necessary to hold a government accountable to its people/5(4).

Details Freedom of information and privacy (1974-Jun 86) EPUB

Throughout, the emphasis in upon freedom of information and privacy issues. Show all. About the authors. JUDITH AITKEN Chief Executive, New Zealand's Education Review Office and formerly Lecturer in Political Science, Victoria University VERNON BOGDANOR Professor of Government, University of Oxford ELIZABETH FRANCE Data protection Registrar.

In Controlling Knowledge, Lorna Stefanick offers a provocative inquiry into the regulatory regime that governs freedom of information and the protection of privacy (FOIP).

The application of FOIP laws requires a balancing act between two potentially competing goals — the desire to provide citizens with access to the information they need in order to hold others Cited by: 1.

In Controlling Knowledge, Lorna Stefanick offers a provocative inquiry into the regulatory regime that governs freedom of information and the protection of privacy (FOIP).The application of FOIP laws requires a balancing act between two potentially competing goals — the desire to provide citizens with access to the information they need in order to hold others accountable.

action administrative adopted agency amendment appeal application attorney authorized business information chapter charge citizen collection Commission committee compiled concerning confidential Congress considered constitute contained copies costs court criminal custodian D.C.

Cir decision denial denied Department determination disclosed. Freedom of Information Act Handbook Definition of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) The FOIA generally provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, of access to federal agency records, except to the extent that such records (or portions thereof) are protected from disclosure by one of nine exemptions.

5 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (FOIA) AND PRIVACY ACT (PA) REQUEST GUIDEBOOK As noted above, the FOIA grants a right of public access to BCFP records. The term “record” refers to a broad range of materials that an agency generates or receives, including paper and documents, email, letters, charts and presentations, photographs, and videos.

The United States Department of Justice Guide to the Freedom of Information Act is a comprehensive legal treatise on the FOIA. The Guide includes detailed discussions of the FOIA’s procedural requirements, nine exemptions, and litigation considerations.

Each section contains a detailed analysis of the key judicial opinions issued on the FOIA. Each chapter of the Guide. to this increase in surveillance by offering greater protection of privacy. For example, he feels the Supreme Court is moving toward the protec-tion of privacy as a constitutional right under the fourth amendment.

In Berger v. New York,' a case decided after the book. To Serve and Protect. Before making an access to information request, please read the Frequently Asked Questions section. If you are requesting access to your own personal information, you will have to provide proof of your identity prior to any records being released.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Handbook The DoD FOIA Handbook has been revised and is available on the Defense Freedom of Information Policy Office site at F OIA Handbook This handbook tells you how to obtain information from the Air Force and the different ways to do so.

After a privacy impact assessment revealed the U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement procured query-based access to a third-party commercial automatic license plate reader database, the Center for Democracy & Technology announced it has filed a Freedom of Information Act request.

Get this from a library. Open government: freedom of information and privacy. [Andrew McDonald; Greg Terrill;] -- This book offers an authoritative and highly topical look at the implementation of reform from senior academics and civil servants.

Throughout, the emphasis is upon freedom of information and privacy. FBI Vault. The Vault is the FBI's electronic FOIA Library, containing nearly 7, documents and other media that have been scanned from paper into digital copies so you can read them in the. Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Manual Page v Prohibiting Profiting from Recounting Crimes Act, Book Review: Open Government: Freedom of Information and Privacy, edited by Andrew McDonald and Greg Terrill.

(Macmillan Press, London, ). The tribunal’s published decisions are not covered by the privacy rules in Part III of FIPPA because the information in those decisions is maintained for the purpose of creating a record available to the general public.

The Freedom of Information Act. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) generally provides that any person has the right to request access to federal agency records or information except to the extent the records are protected from disclosure by any of nine exemptions contained in the law or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions.

Requires that personal information in agency files be accurate, complete, relevant, and timely. Requires that agencies obtain information directly from the subject of the record and that information gathered for one purpose not be used for another purpose.

Provides civil remedies for individuals whose rights may have been violated.

Description Freedom of information and privacy (1974-Jun 86) FB2

information we may provide could assist you in reaching your own conclusions. If you have a question, our FOIA staff can help you request the records that will be most likely provide the information you seek, assuming that information can be found in existing records and is not subject to one or more of the FOIA exemptions.

III. THE PUBLIC RECORD. Andy Greenberg is a senior writer for WIRED, covering security, privacy, and information freedom. He’s the author of the book Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is a federal law that generally provides that any person has a right, enforceable in court, to obtain access to federal agency records.

Download Freedom of information and privacy (1974-Jun 86) EPUB

All federal agencies, including EPA, are required to make requested records available unless the records are protected from disclosure by one of nine FOIA exemptions.

In brief, the Freedom of Information Act and the Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments of offer the information seeker a chance to obtain a copy of a record maintained by any Federal agency, a record that could be obtained by any other member of the public making a similar request, and, therefore, a record that does not contain.

Abstract. Again, we have a topic that could fill an entire volume by itself. In keeping with the spirit of this book, however, this chapter will contain brief overviews of areas related to information access and privacy, and the interested reader may consult the references for more detail.

A privacy audit is a technique for assuring that an organization’s goals and promises of privacy and confidentiality are supported by its practices and procedures, thereby protecting confidential information from abuse and the organization from liability and public relations problems.

EXCERPT: This volume examines the practical and theoretical justification for freedom laws, particularly the United States Federal Freedom of Information Act which gives any person access to documents and records of federal agencies.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to.

(d) the number of uses or purposes for which personal information is disclosed where the use or purpose is not included in the statements of uses and purposes set forth under clauses 45 (d) and (e) of this Act or in any written public statement provided under subsection 16 (1) of the Personal Health Information Protection Act, by the.

In Controlling Knowledge, author Lorna Stefanick offers a thought-provoking and user-friendly overview of the regulatory regime that currently governs freedom of information and the protection of to clarify rather than mystify, Stefanick outlines the history and application of FOIP legislation, with special focus on how these.

DoD FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT HANDBOOK. such as all books, papers, maps, and photographs, machine readable materials, inclusive of those in electronic form or format, or other documentary materials, regardless of physical form or characteristics, made or received by an agency of the United States Government under Federal law in connection.

Publisher Summary. This chapter provides an introduction to Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation. It presents a discussion on publication scheme maintenance and how this can help reduce the resource implications of managing requests once FOI comes into force and the duty to advice and assist applicants under FOI.Handbook AS, Guide to Privacy, the Freedom of Information Act, and Records Management February Many countries have laws about freedom of information, which is a citizen's right to access information from the government.

A relatively recent development historically, today many people believe that freedom of information is a basic right of citizenship. Supporters of freedom of information say it provides one of the essential checks and balances on government.